Attorney General confirms career attorneys working with FBI on Clinton case

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    Feb 29, 2016 4:33 PM GMT
    As expected she would not comment further than general status, but the report that career professionals at the bureau "will be angry and walk off if no indictment recommendation is followed through" suggests the likelihood of an indictment.

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    Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed to Congress Wednesday that career Justice Department attorneys are working with FBI agents on the criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email practices and the handling of classified material.

    Legal experts say the assignment of career Justice Department attorneys to the case shows the FBI probe has progressed beyond the initial referral, or "matured," giving agents access to the U.S. government’s full investigative tool box, including subpoena power for individuals, business or phone records, as well as witnesses.

    The Associated Press reported earlier this month that career lawyers were involved, but Lynch's comments are the most expansive to Congress.
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    "I am not able to comment about the specific investigation at this time. But what I will say is again that this will be conducted as every other case. And we will review all the facts and all the evidence and come to an independent conclusion as to how to best handle it. And I'm also aware of no efforts to undermine our review or investigation into this matter at all."
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    an intelligence source close to the FBI probe said the career professionals at the bureau "will be angry and walk off if no indictment recommendation is followed through."

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/25/lynch-confirms-career-justice-department-attorneys-involved-in-clinton-email-probe.html?intcmp=hpbt1
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    Feb 29, 2016 7:49 PM GMT
    A couple of weeks old, but consistent with the above.

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    A full recommendation for prosecution looks very likely, which would re-shape the presidential race while putting President Barack Obama’s administration in an incredibly awkward position. While Hillary has many supporters in the Federal government, the evidence against Hillary Clinton is so damning that the intelligence community would revolt if her actions didn’t result in charges:

    http://www.thepoliticalinsider.com/finally-federal-prosecutor-makes-major-hillary-announcement-this-changes-everything/
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    Mar 01, 2016 1:37 AM GMT
    Some indications that they won't let politics play a role. Otherwise, there would be many whistleblowers.
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    Mar 01, 2016 1:51 AM GMT
    [Loretta Lynch's] choice just got tougher now that the former secretary of state is sure to win the Democratic nomination. She effectively clinched that prize with an unheard-of 50-point victory over Bernie Sanders in Saturday’s South Carolina primary, on the heels of a solid victory in Nevada last Tuesday.

    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2016/02/29/hillarys_victories_mean_painful_legal_choices_for_doj_wh.html
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    Mar 01, 2016 1:54 AM GMT
    Odds on Hillary's fate:

    http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2016/01/will-hillary-be-indicted-2.php

    http://dailycaller.com/2015/10/29/gingrich-one-to-three-odds-hillary-clinton-will-be-indicted/
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    Mar 01, 2016 2:31 AM GMT
    Given the reported 150 agents on the case and the word they will rebel if she is not indicted, I think an indictment and/or pardon is very likely.
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    Mar 01, 2016 2:37 AM GMT
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    socalfitness saidGiven the reported 150 agents on the case and the word they will rebel if she is not indicted, I think an indictment and/or pardon is very likely.


    I hope so!

    In terms of politics, it might be better if she were not indicted, being damaged goods. If not pardoned, a Republican administration would ensure justice is pursued.